Hollow Knight Silksong: trailer, gameplay and everything we know

Published: 2023-01-03T14:30:00

Updated: 2023-01-03T14:33:22

Hollow Knight was one of the unexpected successes of 2017. The cute, soulful Metroidvania game went from sleeper to covetable name in the blink of an eye. But it’s been almost five years since the first game and we have all the latest information about Hollow Knight: Silksong.

The original Demon’s Souls spawned countless imitations and clones as developers try to nail down the magic formula. One game that took the mold and shaped it differently was Hollow Knight. Merging the classic platforming and action of Metroidvania games with the relentless difficulty of Souls games, Team Cherry created something special.

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It was a critical, well-received success, and Silksong was announced on February 14, 2019. However, not much more about the game has been revealed since then. We’ve gathered all the available information and put together a handy guide to everything we know about Hollow Knight: Silksong.


Is there a release date for Hollow Knight: Silksong?

While there’s no specific release date for Hollow Knight: Silksong yet, we do know will be released in the first half of 2023.

This was revealed by Xbox via a Tweet in June 2022 in which they revealed that Silksong will be released within 12 months of the tweet. That’s why we know Hollow Knight: Silksong is coming to Xbox Game Pass before or on June 2023.

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Artwork featuring Hornet, the main character in Hollow Knight SilksongTeam Cherry

Hornet takes the reins this time.

Will Hollow Knight: Silksong be available on multiple platforms?

A gameplay screenshot of Hornet in Hollow Knight SilksongTeam Cherry

Silksong seems to be just as adventurous and beautiful as its predecessor.

Yes, to some extent. Hollow Knight: Silksong is available for both generations of Xbox and PC, appearing primarily on Xbox Game Pass for both PC and console players.

There’s currently no word on the game’s availability for PlayStation, Steam Deck, or Nintendo Switch. However, when more information becomes available we’ll update, so check back soon to see if you can grab Hollow Knight: Silksong on your console of choice.

Hollow Knight: Silksong Trailers and Gameplay

As we mentioned earlier, Hollow Knight: Silksong was revealed to the world in February 2019, courtesy of its debut trailer. A new world, protagonist, tons of debuting enemies, bosses and content were shown.

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Here’s the full announcement trailer.

A few months later, an extended look at Hollow Knight: Silksong gameplay was revealed at E3 2019. We got to see Hornet in action and get a close look at the new game. Check out the gameplay trailer and footage below:

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That’s all we know about the upcoming Hollow Knight: Silksong. When this is the case, we will update this page and let you know immediately. Check it out below for more game hubs with everything you need to know:

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